Section I: DIAGNOSTIC STRATEGIES AND GENERAL TOPICS
Section IIA: BACTERIOLOGY / GENERAL
Section IIB: BACTERIOLOGY / GRAM-POSITIVE COCCI
Section IIC: BACTERIOLOGY / GRAM-POSITIVE RODS
Section IID: BACTERIOLOGY / GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA
Section IIE: BACTERIOLOGY / ANAEROBIC BACTERIA
Section IIF: BACTERIOLOGY / CURVED AND SPIRAL-SHAPED GRAM-NEGATIVE RODS
Section IIG: BACTERIOLOGY / MYCOPLASMAS AND OBLIGATE INTRACELLULAR BACTERIA
Section III: ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST METHODS
Section IVA: VIROLOGY / GENERAL
Section IVB: VIROLOGY / RNA VIRUSES
Section IVC: VIROLOGY / DNA VIRUSES
Section IVD: VIROLOGY / SUBVIRAL AGENTS
Section V: ANTIVIRAL AGENTS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST METHODS
Section VIA: MYCOLOGY / GENERAL
Section VIB: MYCOLOGY / FUNGI
Section VII: ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST METHODS
Section VIIIA: PARASITOLOGY / GENERAL
Section VIIIB: PARASITOLOGY / PARASITES
Section IX: ANTIPARASITIC AGENTS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TEST METHODS
Revised by a collaborative, international, interdisciplinary team of editors and authors, this edition of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology includes the latest applications of genomics and proteomics and is filled with current findings regarding infectious agents, leading-edge diagnostic methods, laboratory practices, and safety guidelines. This edition also features four new chapters: Diagnostic Stewardship in Clinical Microbiology; Salmonella; Escherichia and Shigella; and Morganellaceae, Erwiniaceae, Hafniaceae, and Selected Enterobacterales. This seminal reference of microbiology continues to set the standard for state-of-the-science laboratory practice as the most authoritative reference in the field of microbiology.
• Karen C. Carroll, M.D., is Professor of Pathology and Director of the Division of Medical Microbiology at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She has researched and published extensively on the bloodstream infections and the epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections, and her numerous awards and honors include the 2011 BD Award from the American Society of Microbiology and the 2017 Illinois Society for Microbiology Pasteur Award.
• Michael A. Pfaller, M.D., is a Director and Consultant at JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA, as well as Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Co-Director Emeritus of the Molecular Epidemiology and Fungus Testing Laboratory at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA. He has published prodigiously on clinical microbiology, antimicrobial medicine, and related subjects.